University of Wisconsin–Parkside

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School Overview

The University of Wisconsin–Parkside, located in Somers, Wisconsin, is a public coeducational four-year university that is a member of the University of Wisconsin System. It is often referred to as UW–Parkside and locally as simply “Parkside”. UW–Parkside stands out from other University of Wisconsin Systems institutions in that it is one of only two universities not named after the city where it is located.

UW–Parkside offers undergraduate majors and graduate degree programs in various fields of study, including cultural studies, performing arts, biology, business, accounting, foreign languages, history, pre-law, liberal arts and psychology, among many others. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission North Central Association to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Currently UW–Parkside offers most of its degree programs on-campus. It does have offer a few online courses and programs.

In addition to an excellence academic offering, the University of Wisconsin–Parkside also offers a comprehensive athletics program. UW–Parkside athletic teams and student athletes compete in NCAA Division II sports as the “Rangers” and belong to the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Sports offered at UW–Parkside include soccer, track, basket ball, cross country, baseball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, rugby and football.

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 2000

Kenosha, WI 53141-2000

(262) 595-2355

Fax: (262) 595-2008



Contact: Matthew Jensen

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Box 2000

Kenosha, WI 53141-2000

(262) 595-2345

www.uwp.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,045

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 928

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,757

Graduate enrollment: 122

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $44

Online application fee: $44
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 79%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 63%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

French Studies B
German Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music Pedagogy C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Web/Multimedia Design C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General C
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(262) 595-2573
Website:https://www.uwp.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
Address:900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
Setting:22
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,371
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):31%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,131 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,367
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,356
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:79%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,108

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services41
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs2
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total354

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Grand total32

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Wisconsin-Parkside and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,367
Out-of-state$15,356
Books and supplies$700

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,939
Out-of-state$18,343

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid45879%
Grant or scholarship aid31754%$5,108
Student loan aid33758%$5,712

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,19251%$5,594
Federal student loans2,42757%$6,683

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Wisconsin-Parkside students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,1269411,185
Percent admitted100%62%63%
Percent admitted who enrolled31%32%31%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,371
Undergraduate enrollment4,248
Graduate enrollment123

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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